PIC: Serena Williams debuts baby bump

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Serena Williams. (Getty Images)
Serena Williams. (Getty Images)

Los Angeles - A spokesperson for Serena Williams says the tennis star is pregnant.

Kelly Bush Novak wrote in an email to The Associated Press on Wednesday: "I'm happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this Fall."

Earlier in the day, Williams posted a photo of herself on Snapchat with the caption "20 weeks."

See the Snap on Instagram here:

The 35-year-old won her 23rd Grand Slam singles title at the Australian Open in January — a little less than 12 weeks ago — and has not competed since, citing a knee injury when withdrawing from tournaments at Indian Wells, California, and Key Biscayne, Florida.

She announced in late December that she was engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

My only regret is not pointing my toe sorry coach Garry ??

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